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How to buy Pactiv Evergreen stock

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Pactiv Evergreen Inc is a business based in the US. Pactiv Evergreen shares (PTVE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Pactiv Evergreen employs 14,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Pactiv Evergreen share price

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Pactiv Evergreen shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$10.33 - $19.49
50-day moving average $14.82
200-day moving average $15.37
Wall St. target price$16.43
PE ratio 45.7695
Dividend yield $0.4 (2.87%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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Is it a good time to buy Pactiv Evergreen stock?

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Is Pactiv Evergreen under- or over-valued?

Valuing Pactiv Evergreen stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Pactiv Evergreen's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Pactiv Evergreen's P/E ratio

Pactiv Evergreen's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 46x. In other words, Pactiv Evergreen shares trade at around 46x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

However, Pactiv Evergreen's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the industry or those of similar companies.

Pactiv Evergreen's EBITDA

Pactiv Evergreen's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $638 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Pactiv Evergreen's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put Pactiv Evergreen's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Pactiv Evergreen financials

Revenue TTM $4.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.44%
Gross profit TTM $710 million
Return on assets TTM 1.9%
Return on equity TTM -0.63%
Profit margin -0.58%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation $2.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Pactiv Evergreen shares

There are currently 1.1 million Pactiv Evergreen shares held short by investors – that's known as Pactiv Evergreen's "short interest". This figure is 16.1% down from 1.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Pactiv Evergreen shares can be evaluated.

Pactiv Evergreen's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Pactiv Evergreen's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Pactiv Evergreen shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Pactiv Evergreen shares traded daily (recently around 601652.91005291). Pactiv Evergreen's SIR currently stands at 1.89. In other words for every 100,000 Pactiv Evergreen shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1890 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare Pactiv Evergreen's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However Pactiv Evergreen's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Pactiv Evergreen shares, or, against the total number of tradable Pactiv Evergreen shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Pactiv Evergreen's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Pactiv Evergreen shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.029% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Pactiv Evergreen shares, roughly 29 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Pactiv Evergreen.

Find out more about how you can short Pactiv Evergreen stock.

Pactiv Evergreen share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 12.72% of net profits

Recently Pactiv Evergreen has paid out, on average, around 12.72% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.87% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Pactiv Evergreen shareholders could enjoy a 2.87% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Pactiv Evergreen's case, that would currently equate to about $0.4 per share.

While Pactiv Evergreen's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Pactiv Evergreen is investing more in its future growth.

Pactiv Evergreen's most recent dividend payout was on 23 February 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Pactiv Evergreen's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.

Pactiv Evergreen overview

Pactiv Evergreen Inc. manufactures and distributes fresh foodservice and food merchandising products, and fresh beverage cartons in North America. It operates through three segments: Foodservice, Food Merchandising, and Beverage Merchandising. The Foodservice segment offers food containers, hot and cold cups, lids, dinnerware, and other products. The Food Merchandising segment provides clear rigid-display containers, containers for prepared and ready-to-eat food, trays for meat and poultry, and molded fiber cartons. The Beverage Merchandising segment offers cartons for fresh refrigerated beverage products. This segment also provides integrated fresh carton systems, which include printed cartons with high-impact graphics, spouts, and filling machines, as well as fiber-based liquid packaging board and range of paper-based products.

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